Forecast: Champions League 2017/18 Winner (Update 2)
Who will win the 2017/18 Champions League?
- Real Madrid: 56%
- Liverpool: 44%
Contributing factors: historical analysis, managerial performance, fixtures and pundit analysis.
Did you know? Defending champions fair poorly in the Champions League as there has only been one successful defense of the title. However this was by Real Madrid last year.
Did you know? Both Bayern Munich and Liverpool were undefeated upon reaching the semifinals but it's been 10 years since a team went the whole Champions League campaign undefeated.
Did you know? No team since 2006/7 has won the Champions League whilst losing 3 or more matches. Roma had lost 3 matches going into the semifinals.
Did you know? The group stage increased from 16 to 24 teams in the 1997/98 season and then to 32 teams in the 1999/2000 season. Only one club has won their maiden CL/European Cup title since either increase (Chelsea 2012).
Did you know? In the last 10 editions of the Champions League the team that performed best during the group stages + R16 has gone on to win the title 40% of the time.
Did you know? Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Manchester United and Real Madrid have collectively won 14 of the last 20 titles.